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Hi All,
I would like to ask for your help on explaining and elaborating the difference between columns having data types set to LATIN and those set to UNICODE.

UDF : utf8to16 function:
why is it known as Latin to Unicode conversion function when utf8 and 16 both represent unicode encoding?

Hi, I'm an end user, mainly running queries on our database and using reporting services.

We have some old tables which has Unicode data(Japanese, Chinese, Korean etc..)  but with table defination as Latin for all columns, Which shows in BO report as Junk/ Unreadable character. Now we are trying to add new columns with character set as Unicode using alter statements. The approach we are following is